Saving and Investing

How Time Affects The Value Of Money
eXtension article about the “magic” of compound interest

Save and Invest
Topic on, a government website to learn about basic personal financial management

Series of videos on Lifelong Financial Strategies
from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards

Smart About Money Resource Library
Resource Library of the National Endowment for Financial Education. Use search feature to find resources on the topic of saving or various other topics.

Successful Saving and Investing
A fact sheet explaining the differences between various types of savings accounts, how to open a savings account and the basics of investing

Steps to a Secure Financial Future
A brochure offering simple, straightforward tips about developing a long-term personal financial plan, setting financial goals, saving seriously, paying for investment advice and keeping track of investment expenses

Savings-Related Resources
Savings-related resources for financial institutions, community-based organizations and others
Feature Articles, Quick Answers and Learning Opportunities on financial matters and a variety of other topics

Preparing for Retirement

The Ballpark E$timate
Two-page worksheet for estimating retirement needs from the Employee Benefit Research Institute

Retirement Planning
Guide includes five steps to start the retirement planning process and offers additional information and resources

Guidebook to Help Late Savers Prepare for Retirement
Guide includes strategies for catching up and planning ahead, increasing retirement savings, stretching retirement income and more